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In this section we try to provide a living encyclopaedia on all things Anglican. ‘Living’ because, unlike printed encyclopaedias, we can amend the text as things change. Please let us know if you think of any other topic we should cover.

It also contains the ‘thoughts for the day’ of one lay worship leader: eventually I hope to cover all 156 weeks in the three-year cycle of Sundays.

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O Rex Gentium: the Sixth Advent Antiphon – 22 December

Latin: O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum,lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum:veni, et salva hominem,quem de limo formasti. English: O King of the Gentiles and their desired One, the Cornerstone...

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Anglicanism and Technology: “For things to remain the same, everything must change” – Iain Little

I fear for Anglicanism, or at least the liberal, discerning version that we practice in our rainy corner of Northern Europe. Above all I fear for its relevance. More Britons play chess each week than go...

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‘That Was The Church That Was’: Review by Richard Ashby

For those not old enough to remember, ‘That Was the Week That Was’ was a satirical television programme of the 1960s, starring David Frost, Millicent Martin, Bernard Levin and Willie Rushton...

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